NBA Wizards 

Behind an unlikely hero, Boston tops Washington in Game 7

In a back and forth game that saw two teams lay it all out on the line, it was Boston’s Kelly Olynyk who had the game of his life, helping secure a 115-105 win over Washington to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. Both teams hadn’t lost at home in this series, so Boston came in with a slight advance (even... Read More
NBA Wizards 

Boston takes a 3-2 lead with Rout of Washington

Boston comes out firing on all cylinders from the start to finish, routing Washington  123-101 in Game 5. It was clear from early in the game Washington’s game plan was to focus on Isaiah Thomas and not let him get in rhythm. For the most part they did just that. Thomas finished the game scoring only 18 points on 5... Read More
NBA Wizards 

Tempers Flare as Wizards Rout Celtics in Game 3

The hate both teams have for each other was put on display as Washington routs Boston in game three 116-89. Washington had their moments in the first two games of this series that could have turned the whole narrative. Being up 16-0 in Game 1, before ultimately being outscored the rest of the game 99–73 is one thing. Being up by 14... Read More
NBA Wizards 

Boston completes comeback, Takes Game 1 from Wizards

After trailing 16-0 to start the game, Boston used hot shooting from beyond the arc to defeat Washington 123-111. Due to his sisters funeral, no one would blame Isaiah Thomas if he did not have the best game seeming as the game had a early tip time (1 pm). Not only did Thomas come to play for his team, he led... Read More
NBA Wizards 

Previews and Predictions for Wizards-Celtics

This season has birthed one of the best rivalries in the NBA, Washington and Boston. Whether on or off the court, both teams have shared their disdain for each other and that hate will be front and center in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Here is a breakdown of this series. What happened in the regular season: After Washington took game... Read More
NBA 

Boston Celtics Season Preview

The luck of the Irish has struck Boston these past few years. It all started in 2011, when Boston clearly got the better end of the Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Terry trade with Brooklyn. This trade allowed them to get those heavy contracts off the books, along with stockpiling future draft picks. Five years later, Boston is one of... Read More
NBA 

The Boston Celtics can make some noise in the Eastern Conference

The NBA’s Eastern Conference goes through Cleveland. Everyone knows that. But what about the teams that will look to dethrone the Cavaliers as Eastern Conference champs? Some team make quite a compelling case to make it interesting at the very least in a series with LeBron James and company. One of those teams is the Boston Celtics. Raise your hand... Read More
NBA Wizards 

Standing Pat? The Washington Wizards’ Draft and other notes

The reaction on Wizards twitter wasn’t great when the Washington Wizards ended up trading their lone draft pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for cash considerations. The cash fills out the bottom line of the roster. It essentially represents money that doesn’t count for or against the cap, but it gives the Wizards the freedom to spend a bit extra... Read More
NCAAB 

3 Burning Questions: Marcus Smart, Arizona, and Marquette

Since the start of conference play, Marcus Smart’s shooting numbers have taken a quite nosedive.   Will Marcus Smart overcome his shooting struggles against Iowa State? In Oklahoma State’s first eight conference games, the sophomore guard has shot a meager 35% from the field and 22% from beyond the three-point line. While his assist and rebound totals are pretty solid... Read More
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